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14-year-old crossing street in Avondale fatally struck by vehicle

Jan 12, 2022, 11:07 AM
(Photo by Simon Dawson - Pool/Getty Images)...
(Photo by Simon Dawson - Pool/Getty Images)
(Photo by Simon Dawson - Pool/Getty Images)

PHOENIX – A teenage boy crossing a West Valley street was fatally struck by a vehicle Tuesday, authorities said.

The Avondale Police Department said in an email Wednesday the 14-year-old was walking at El Mirage Road and Pima Street around 7:20 p.m. when he was hit. He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police said the driver stayed and cooperated with officers.

Driver impairment did not appear to be a factor, police said.

The investigation is ongoing.

No other details were made available.

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14-year-old crossing street in Avondale fatally struck by vehicle